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Food Service Worker (Per Diem) - Kitchen

San Diego, California
Job ID 13114 Date posted 03/03/2024 Schedule Per Diem Shift Rotating Department Kitchen; Facilities


A hospital might not necessarily be the place that someone goes for a good time, but as a Food Service Worker (FSW) at Rady Children's Hospital, you can at least ensure that the food tastes incredible! Gone are the days of the hospital cafeteria’s "mystery meat." The RCHSD cafe offers healthy and delicious meals for our patients, families and staff. Your job as a FSW is to prepare and deliver trays to patients, assist in the preparation of hot and cold cafe menu items and to be able to adhere to recipe specifications and portion controls.

A FSW may also be responsible for adhering to cash handling procedures in an accurate and consistent manner. Proper handling and storage of food per guidelines. This position has front line contact with families, patients and staff and has a major impact on customer happiness, cafe room service and retail services!


High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

Ability to apply elementary math functions

Ability to work well under time constraints

Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out detailed easy-to-follow written or oral instructions

Speak or read English

In lieu of H.S. Diploma, we will accept one year of professional food-service experience


Two years of experience

Servsafe Certificate

The expected hiring range for this position is $20.00 to $27.50

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector. The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates. Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. This posting will remain open from the “date posted” until the hiring manager has determined there is a sufficient applicant pool or until the position is filled.


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